- 1956 (Creation)
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The TSP chronological series contains the memoranda of the Working Group on Trends of Soviet Policy(1). The first document is dated 6 June 1956. The object of the last meeting of the Group, which was held on 19 November 1956, was to finalize the document for the Ministers.
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The TSP series documents contain notes communicated by the Member Nation Delegations. They contain information on the process of destalinization in the satellite countries, the evolution of employment in the Soviet Union during the period 1949-1956, the reactions to Khrushchev' speech in Italy, and information on the probable effects of the reduction in the Armed Forces in the Soviet Union and on relationships between Yugoslavia and the satellite countries. These memoranda are incomplete.
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The memoranda circulated by the Working Group on Trends of Soviet Policy are filed chronologically by number.
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NATO publicly disclosed information is available for research and education purposes. Any commercial use requires the written permission of NATO. Please credit the NATO Archives should any documents be used for publication. Guidelines for the proper citation of NATO publicly disclosed information can be found on the NATO Archives website (http://www.nato.int/archives).
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The documents of the chronological series were circulated in both NATO official languages (English and French).
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(1) See the series under reference AC/34.